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Curing binge eating and bulimia
Sunday, October 21, 2012      6 comments

Please read this blog post from Oct.20, 2012 by William Davis about the healing power of eliminating wheat from our diet:
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Day 7 of ultra-low carb
Saturday, October 20, 2012      2 comments

My weight was 129.4 today. I started the day with a cup of coffee and cream, a half cup of berries with 2 oz. yogurt and more cream and a few brazil nuts. We had an early lunch with a friend at noon and I ate a big plate of leafy greens, ra... Read more
Day 6 of ultra low-carb
Saturday, October 20, 2012      4 comments

Today I decided to start the day off with a little fruit. Breakfast was 1/2 cup of blackberries, 2 oz. yogurt and some heavy cream. I also had one cup of regular coffee with cream. Throughout the next 6 hours I had a few small snacks of cheese... Read more
Everything in moderation - why or why not?
Friday, October 19, 2012      18 comments

This topic comes up on Spark from time to time and I wanted to discuss it in response to some of the comments on my last blog: I understand the sentiment of everything in moderation, it sounds so normal and - well, moderate. I'd like it very m... Read more
Effects of caffeine on the body - does this one have to go too?
Friday, October 19, 2012      15 comments

I think so, after reading an article that a spark friend of mine, Conradburk, posted today. I am going to work on eliminating caffeine from my body again. Here is the article:
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I would like to draw your attention to this blog and think about goals
Friday, October 19, 2012      4 comments

I would like to encourage you to go to Kalioppe's blog and take a look because it raises a very important question. It inspired me to think some more about goals and success and how to make them happen.
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Day 5 of ultra-low carb
Thursday, October 18, 2012      7 comments

I ended up having breakfast at about 10:30 am. I had a nice fritata with zucchini, peppers and mushrooms. I was able to get in a little jogging with the dogs but did not have quite my normal energy level for running yet. I had a few macadamia ... Read more
Weight still dropping fast! Answering questions and comments
Thursday, October 18, 2012      14 comments

The scales were at 128 lbs. today, my lowest weight since I was 14. Amazingly there is still a significant amount of body fat left on my belly and my butt, LOL. I know now that I can easily go down to 124 and not be too skinny, although once m... Read more
Day 4 of ultra low-carb
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      6 comments

My weight was 129.2 pounds this morning. I managed to get two walks with the dogs in but no time for anything else. I did not have time for breakfast, only a cup of coffee with cream and my supplements. Being away from home for most of th... Read more
Day 3 summary and food
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      5 comments

It's been another great day. My daughter's medley relay team made the required time of 2:02.50 for the State swim championships. She will be swimming butterfly for the relay and also still has a chance to qualify for IM (individual medley) or 5... Read more
Two brothers - one survived
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      5 comments

This is a link to Jimmy Moore's blog which is about the loss of his brother 4 years ago. While it describes a very painful experience it also shows how many lives can be saved by eating low-carb.
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Day 3 - I survived, now I' m thriving
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      8 comments

There are a couple of reasons: The physical process of switching to ketosis is done. Some of my feeling a little off yesterday was probably from the chlorine when swimming. My eyes and throat are a little sensitive to it and both were burni... Read more
I survived day 2 of ultra low-carb
Monday, October 15, 2012      9 comments

I did go swimming this morning, didn't swim as much as I wanted to, only 750 yards, because I continued having trouble with my goggles. I also went for 2 walks, on with my daughter on horseback, one with some of the dogs. I only ate lunch at 4... Read more
Low-carb countdown has started!
Monday, October 15, 2012      7 comments

I realized this morning that including yesterday I have 18 days until my next body scan. The good news is that I'm in ketosis as of this morning, it only took 36 hours, and my weight is down 2 lbs. which of course is partly water weight. I'm ... Read more
16 days of radical low-carb ahead
Monday, October 15, 2012      10 comments

Last night I had two lovely ripe pears with yogurt as my dinner. They were sweet and yummy, like all our homegrown fruit that I have enjoyed lately: watermelon, apples and plums. They also had more sugar than what my formerly sugar-addicted body... Read more

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